Suffolk, Virginia

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===== Civil War, 1861-1865  =====
 
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Since Suffolk was created in 1910 from Nansemond County<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>, go to the [[Nansemond_County,_Virginia|Nansemond County]] page for information about the Civil War military units of that county. Civil War service men from Suffolk served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their area.
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Since Suffolk was created in 1910 from Nansemond County<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>, go to the [[Nansemond County, Virginia|Nansemond County]] page for information about the Civil War military units of that county. Civil War service men from Suffolk served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their area.  
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Suffolk.
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*April 11-May 4, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va031.htm Suffolk], also known as&nbsp;Fort Huger or Hill’s Point<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va031.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012).</ref>
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:Maps of Civil War battles in Virginia: [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va186162.htm 1861], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va186162.htm 1862], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1863.htm 1863], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1864.htm 1864], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1865.htm 1865]
  
 
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Revision as of 01:22, 8 August 2012

United States  > Virginia > Suffolk (Independent City)

Contents

Courthouse

History

Parent County

1910--Suffolk was created in 1910 from Nansemond County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Church

Church of England

Quaker

  • Putnam, Martha A. Quaker Records of Southeast Virginia. Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1996. Available at FHL. [Includes records about Quakers in Dinwiddie, Isle of Wight, Nansemond, Norfolk, Prince George, Southampton counties and Suffolk City from 1600s and 1700s (Blackwater Monthly Meeting, Chuckatuck Monthly Meeting, Pagan Creek Meeting, Western Branch Monthly Meeting, and Somerton Monthly Meeting.)]

Court

Immigration

  • Ljungstedt, Milnor. "Items from Southern Records" [Showing Family and Trade Connections with Northern Colonies and the Home Countries], The American Genealogist, Vol. 15 (1938):95-104. Available at New England Ancestors. [Suffolk, VA surname: Gibson.]

Land

Grants and Patents

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War, 1861-1865

Since Suffolk was created in 1910 from Nansemond County[1], go to the Nansemond County page for information about the Civil War military units of that county. Civil War service men from Suffolk served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their area.

Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Suffolk.

  • April 11-May 4, 1863 = Suffolk, also known as Fort Huger or Hill’s Point[2]
Maps of Civil War battles in Virginia: 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012).